The Carbon Bubble – A conversation about the risks of owning energy stocks in a hot and wobbly world

Event
March 12 2015 / 6.00pm - 7.30 pm PST
The Commonwealth Club, SF Club Office, 555 Post Street, San Francisco

The prevailing view on Wall Street is that energy companies will diversify and their balance sheets won’t implode if world leaders get serious about limiting carbon pollution. But a growing number of financial firms are starting to say the idea of a carbon bubble should be taken seriously. Join a conversation about the risks of owning energy stocks in a hot and wobbly world.

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Coal sector can no longer rely on Chinese demand growth – use down in 2014

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26 February 2015

LONDON, February 26, 2015 – China’s total coal consumption fell by 2.9 % in 2014 compared with the previous year, official figures showed today, the first time this has happened since the turn of the century. As China accounts for half of the world’s annual coal consumption, the fresh figures could give the clearest indication […]

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Energy: Tools for the New Financial Crisis 

Event
March 25 2015 / 11.30am - 2.30pm (CET)
Impact Hub Geneva

This Workshop features experts with the latest data, tools & strategies – no products will be sold, only practical tools offered to help you measure and manage your carbon portfolio risk. Every investor has it, due to systemic risk and index weighting of energy majors. The carbon bubble & stranded assets are a reality, due to collapsed oil/gas prices rendering exploration unfeasible and climate regulations rendering 80% of fossil fuel reserves unburnable.

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Fossil Fuel company disclosures failing to address climate risks

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13 February 2015

In a letter to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as part of its ongoing review of disclosure, the Carbon Tracker Initiative highlights that fossil fuel company disclosures have not effectively conveyed the risks to company business models of trends towards a low-carbon economy.

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